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200 CONGRESS PLACE, CAPE MAY, NJ 08204(888) 944-1816

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Congressional Retreat

CONGRESS HALL, THE STAR, SANDPIPER

Available through June 20th

Experience Congress Hall and its rich history while on retreat in Cape May with dinner, drinks, and a relaxing treatment at the Sea Spa.

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Inspired by the rich history of Congress Hall's distinction as the "Summer White House" we've created the ultimate package to melt the winter blues away and put a little spring in your step.

Our guests will enjoy:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • $30 Cape Resorts Dining and Cocktail Credit, per day*
  • Get $100 Spa Credit for $80. Save 20% when you purchase a Spa Credit in advance as a Stay Enhancement.
  • Late Checkout of 1pm**
  • Kids Eat Free! (if you decide to bring them)***


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Dining and cocktail credit must be signed to your room to be applied.
**Late checkout is based on availability and does not apply to Friday and Saturday Departures.
**Kids Eat Free: For every adult entrée purchased off of the Blue Pig Tavern menu, one child under age 12 may eat free off of the Children's menu. Maximum two children.

The Summer White House

Congress Hall

Available May 23rd through October 5th

Say hello to a sun-filled summer with a Congress Hall Beach Tent rental, dining credit, beach Sand Kits and more.

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Who needs Camp David when you have Congress Hall? For more than 200 years, Congress Hall served as a welcome summer getaway for four Commanders in Chief. This package offers the ultimate summer recess for the whole family. Your private beach tent includes two beach loungers with covers, chairs, table, a cooler filled with bottled water and soda plus a beach attendant ready to serve you. Soaking up the sun has never been so comfortable!

Package Includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • A two Day Congress Hall Beach Tent Rental
    Private Beach Tent includes: two lounge chairs, plush beach towels, a cooler filled with water, soda, and iced tea.
  • Beach Dining Credit of $30 per day*
  • $5 worth of wooden nickels for each child to spend in Tommy's Folly (up to 2 children)
  • Two Beach Sand Kits for the Kids (or Kids at Heart)


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*Beach dining credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No cash value.

The Cape May Whaler

CONGRESS HALL

Available through June 17th, 2019

Enjoy deluxe accommodations at Congress Hall, breakfast in the Blue Pig Tavern, and an exciting Cape May Whale Watch Excursion!

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The Cape May Whaler

There’s lots of things that make Cape May unique. Summer nights playing mini golf and eating ice cream. Long beach days at the Cove. Hopping on a cruise and spotting whales and dolphins just ten miles off shore. Cape May is a sought after destination for serious marine biologists and casual porpoise enthusiasts alike. Just like visitor’s love the town for its award-winning cuisine, the Delaware Bay Estuary provides a nutrient rich habitat for whales, dolphins, and other marine life. A dolphin and whale-watching cruise is an exciting activity for adventurers of all ages. Join an experienced Naturalist at the Cape May Whale Watch & Research Center for a fully narrated afternoon tour discovering these breathtaking mammals in their beautiful natural habitat.

Your whale watching package includes:

  • Two Night Stay at Congress Hall
  • Cape May Whale Watch Excursion for Two*
  • Breakfast for Two in The Blue Pig Tavern, daily**
  • Use of binoculars to help spot the elusive Humpback whale!
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*Additional Whale Watcher tickets can be added to package as a stay enhancement.

**Breakfast for two is a $30 dining credit each morning. Breakfast must be signed to the room for credit to be applied. No cash value.

Dining Fireside

CONGRESS HALL, THE STAR

Available through May 23, 2019

Enjoy deluxe accommodations, dinner for two in the Blue Pig Tavern, and a late check out.

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Dining Fireside

The weather may be cold outside, but we have everything you need to stay warm and cozy. Spend the day by the fireplace enjoying good company, a good book, sipping on something delicious or conversing with friends. End the day with a fireside dinner in the Blue Pig Tavern.

Your Package Includes: 

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Dinner for Two in the Blue Pig Tavern ($75 Dining Credit)* 
  • 1:00 pm Late Checkout**

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*All food and beverage must be signed to your room for the $75 dining credit to be applied.
**Late checkout is based on availability and does not apply on Friday and Saturday departures.

Rise, Shine And Relax

CONGRESS HALL, THE STAR, SANDPIPER

Available Year Round

Rise, Shine & Relax and leave the rest to us! Enjoy deluxe accommodations and a delicious farm-to-table breakfast in the Blue Pig Tavern each morning.

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Rise, Shine And Relax

Whether it's a sunny summer morning or a brisk late sunrise in winter, there is nothing like waking up in picturesque Cape May. Start each morning with a hearty breakfast in the Blue Pig. Then, relax by the pool, or warm up by the fireplace and enjoy shopping along the historic streets. Any time of year is the perfect time of year to enjoy time on Cape Island.

Your package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Breakfast for Two in the Blue Pig Tavern ($30 per day)

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* Meals must be charged to the room for the credit to be applied.

Date Night in Cape May

CONGRESS HALL, STAR INN, SANDPIPER, BEACH SHACK

Available Year Round

Treat your special someone to a romantic getaway in Cape May, complete with an intimate evening of artisanal cocktails and cuisine at the Ebbitt Room.

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Date Night in Cape May

Make every celebration or evening truly memorable with an epicurean experience. Expertly-crafted libations and farm-fresh classic American cuisine are accompanied by the sweet sounds of the piano. Whatever the milestone, we will provide the gracious touch and exceptional service that ensure indelible memories.

Your package includes:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • $100 Ebbitt Room Dining Credit (per stay)*

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*Meals must be charged to the room for the credit to be applied.

Indulgent Sea Spa Retreat

CONGRESS HALL, THE VIRGINIA HOTEL, THE STAR, THE SANDPIPER

Available Year Round

Refresh the mind and revitalize the body. Indulge in the finest selection of pampering treatments with a relaxing Sea Spa experience.

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Indulgent Sea Spa Retreat

Inspired by fresh, local ingredients, the Spa is excited to offer Beach Plum Farm bath products, made with ingredients located just two miles from Congress Hall. With the Indulgent Sea Spa Retreat, you will leave feeling rested, refreshed, and rejuvenated.

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • $100 Sea Spa Credit*
  • Post-Treatment Refresher, Beach Plum Farm Juice
  • A gift set of Beach Plum Farm Amenities

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Please call 609-884-6543 to reserve your spa treatment.

*Reservations strongly recommended. Spa reservations must be made prior to your arrival, other wise availability is not guaranteed. This voucher can be applied toward spa services only. No Cash Value.

The Big House by the Sea

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Available Year Round

Learn about Congress Hall's rich history and enjoy a guided History Tour, a generous Resort Credit, and a hardcover copy of Tommy's Folly.

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The Big House By the Sea

Explore the halls of this historic hotel, celebrating over 200 years of hospitality. Settle in by the fire to read your copy of Tommy's Folly and get a behind-the-scenes look at all of the characters that made Congress Hall the crowning jewel it is today. Take the Congress Hall History Tour and learn about all of the visitors - from heads of state to elusive rum runners. With a $100 Resort Credit, you will be able to experience all of the amenities that modern-day Congress Hall has to offer.

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Deluxe Accommodations
  • Tommy's Folly, the book about Congress Hall's fascinating 200-year history
  • Two tickets to Congress Hall's History Tour*
  • $100 Resort Credit (per stay)**
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History Tour availability is subject to scheduled dates and times. Please call the Concierge Desk for a Tour schedule: .

**All restaurant, bar and spa charges must be signed to your room for Resort Credit to be applied. No Cash Value.

Cocktails With The Presidents

Congress Hall

Available Year Round

Imbibe like a head of state and enjoy historically-inspired cocktails in the Brown Room, a Congress Hall dining credit, and a copy of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: A Complete History of Presidential Drinking by Mark Will-Weber.

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Cocktails With The Presidents

Raise a glass to our Forefathers with this special package that gives a toast to our visitors of the past. Throughout its 201 year history, five sitting presidents traveled from Washington D.C. to Cape May for cool ocean breezes and the relaxing atmosphere that can only be found at America's first seaside resort. This package recreates their experiences (with modern luxuries of course). Sip on cocktails that they would have enjoyed, and flip through Mark Will-Weber's intriguing book Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt, which delves into the social ups and downs of Presidents past. Travel back in time while you enjoy Cocktails with the presidents in Cape May.

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Deluxe Accomodations
  • Presidential Cocktails in the Brown Room for Two, per stay
  • A copy of Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: A Complete History of Presidential Drinking by Mark Will-Weber
  • $30 Congress Hall Dining Credit, per day*
  • 1pm Late Checkout**
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*All food and beverage charges must be signed to your room for the Dining Credit to be applied. No Cash Value.
** Late checkout does not apply to Friday and Saturday departures.

200 CONGRESS PLACE
CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY 08204
(609) 884-8421

it’s easy to find us

Cape May is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. The hotel is located in the heart of the Historic District, right across the street from the beach and the Washington Street Mall.

Valet Parking is provided. Please pull up in front of the hotel and an attendant will assist you with your luggage and car.

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From Specific Points

From The Garden State Parkway | From The Cape May Lewes Ferry | From New York | From Washington/Baltimore | From Philadelphia